RIVERSIDE – The top 10 highest paid officials in Riverside County government last year were mainly in healthcare, though several county executives also made the list, according to data published Tuesday by the California State Controller’s Office. State Controller Betty Yee released the 2016 “Government Compensation in California” report to show how taxpayer funds were […]
RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]
RIVERSIDE – A coalition of politicians, police and community activists today urged Riverside County residents to check whether their vehicles’ airbags are under a nationwide recall that was implemented following several deadly deployments, including one involving a Corona woman. “As a lifelong resident of Riverside County, and in my capacity as a city council member, […]
The Board of Supervisors Tuesday, June 13, scheduled a July 11 public hearing to consider opposition to a Riverside County Fire Department request to add unpaid fire mitigation charges to the tax bills of individuals with properties throughout the county.
California Lottery officials today presented the owners of Marietta Liquor and Deli in Menifee with a bonus check for selling a winning Powerball ticket. The winning ticket, sold for Saturday night’s draw, successfully matched all six numbers for a $447.8 million jackpot. The family-owned retailer, located in one of the oldest shopping centers in the […]
Menifee Valley Medical Center (MVMC) has received three Healthgrades awards for 2017. It was a 5-star recipient in Total Knee Replacement, Carotid Surgery, and Pacemaker Procedures. Hemet Valley Medical Center (HVMC) has received two 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017 for Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture Treatment. A 5-star rating indicates that both Menifee and Hemet […]
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the initiation of proceedings for a general plan amendment to change the designation of a 39.09-acre Sun City parcel. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote, with Marion Ashley absent and one vacant seat, allows KGK Riverside Properties to initiate proceedings to change the general plan foundation component from Rural to […]
SUN CITY – The annual Sew Day for Quilts of Valor drew 39 quilters and supportive people from around Southern California Saturday, Feb. 11, to Sun City Civic Association. It began in 2003 as a grassroots effort on the East Coast to cover our troops “touched by war” after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan with […]
A flood warning remains in effect until 9:15 p.m. PST for most of San Diego County and far Southern Riverside County. At 5:55 PM PST, National Weather Service radar depicted widespread rain with heavier rainfall rates impacting San Diego County. Today 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen, locally 3 inches, and additional rainfall of 1 […]
Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area
Murrieta firefighters responded to two different swift water rescues Sunday, Jan. 22, according to officials.